PROFILE OF THE DEPT: The Dept. was established in the year 1957 with Economics and History as the two main subjects.
The department was earlier affiliated to University of Kerala. In 1968 the Department came under University of Calicut.
Both Pre-University and Degree courses were held until 1992
Pre –degree bifurcation in 1992
Total Strength – 180 students in Under Graduate Programme (60 in each class as per the statutory limit)
VISION: The study of History is a quest for the great varieties of human experiences over time. The Importance of History is the importance of understanding oneself .There can be no understanding of the present without proper knowledge of the past. By not knowing the past, it is not possible to know the present or future. History teaches the evolution of humanity.
MISSION: of the department is to provide students with a knowledge of human experience through a comparative study of the past and contemporary societies. The aim is to help students understand the culture of various societies and thus also develop the ability to conduct research, analyse, assess evidence and articulate sound conclusions. The dept. also prepares the students to engage in the most rigorous historical enquiries and debates.
Add-On Course- Women’s Studies
Dr. Priyadarsini.P M .A. Ph.D
Dr. Susmitha .R M .A. Ph.D
Dr. Laina.P M .A. Ph.D
Lt. Lini E M.A
Mrs. Bharati Nair
Mrs. Rethi Rajan
Mrs. Wilma John.
Mrs. Devayani C.C.
Mrs .Omana Kuriakose
1. Namratha Hangel received the university topper award of the university of Calicut(2013 ) with a CGPA of 3.89/4
2. Gayathri T.K . won the Best NSS volunteer Award instituted by The University of Calicut ( 2015)
3. Fidha Yasmin and Gayathri T.K were members of the Malayalam Drama Team that bagged the first prize in Inter-zone and B Zone competitions in 2015
4. Fidha Yasmin- First Prize – Malayalam Essay Writing Competition – B Zone (2015)
5. Fidha Yasmin -Second Prize in the Kerala Region, of All India Essay Writing Event Conducted by United Nations Information Centre and Sri Ram Chandra Mission (2015)
6. Fidha Yasmin – Second Prize in the M.P Narayan Menon Memorial Essay competition conducted by Calicut University (2015)
7. Anju Suresh attended the National Integration held at Jaisalmer, Rajastan (2015)
8. Fathimath Zakia K won the second prize in idea presentation competition held at the University of Calicut, under the auspices of the Ministry for information and Technology, Govt. of India (2016)
9. Fathimath Zakia K won the Best NSS volunteer Award instituted by the University of Calicut in (2016)
10. Students of the department are members of softball, handball and basketball teams that won laurels at the national, state and university level competitions every year.
11. Dona Maria Jose, NCC Cadet participated in the RD parade in New Delhi in (2017)